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The 10 Best Seafood Restaurants Near San Mateo

Updated: April 28, 2021

Figuring out which ones are San Mateo’s finest restaurants has never been easier. To get you the ultimate list of the best restaurants, we analyzed the best review and restaurant sites incorporating millions of expert and diner reviews. Scroll down to compare ratings, reviews, prices, and hours in one place, and make your decision easier than ever.

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Pokeatery

Hawaiian · $11 avg. main dish
San Mateo, Central Business District
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

C Food Crush

Asian Fusion · $8 avg. price for 1 seafood main
San Mateo, Central Business District
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.0

Thonglor Thai Bistro

Thai
San Mateo, Central Business District
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 4.0

The Fish Market - San Mateo

American
San Mateo, Parkside
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

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New England Lobster Market & Eatery

Spanish · $35 avg. price for 1 seafood main
Burlingame
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Seiya Japanese Restaurant

Japanese
San Carlos
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Bashamichi Sushi

Japanese
Millbrae
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Emelina's Peruvian Restaurant

Peruvian · $15 avg. main dish
San Carlos
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Sixteen Mile House

American · $33 avg. price for 1 seafood main
Millbrae
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Rustic House Oyster Bar and Grill- San Carlos

American
San Carlos
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

How did we curate these results?

Figuring out the best restaurants can take a long time. We looked at Yelp and Google’s ratings for 28808 spots across San Mateo, analyzed 3104661 restaurant reviews, and sifted through 1901 lists and articles from the likes of Find Me Gluten Free, Thrillist and CultureTrip – applying our Feastfox magic to sift through results. Yes, we even looked at Find Me Gluten Free - Gluten Free Poke in San Francisco, Thrillist - The Peninsula's 31 Best Restaurants and CultureTrip - 10 Delicious Restaurants In San Mateo to pull this list together. Our engine uses real-time data to only show restaurants that are open and their updated available services, so you can actually enjoy the food we show. Nobody paid to get on this list, these restaurants earned their spots fair and square. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

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